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Eagle’s Nest Resort and Villa Retreat

Russell, New Zealand


Discover Eagle’s Nest Luxury villa Retreat, a 75 acre estate overlooking the Bay of Islands. Guest are within walking distance of the charming town of Russell, yet are tempted to stay put in the remarkable luxurious villas; four of five offer their own jacuzzi , heated horizon-edge lap pool, air-conditioning, original artwork, home theater system, fully equipped gourmet kitchen and more. Of course, there are ample outdoor activities to pursue -- big-game fishing, sailing, diving, kayaking, bush walks, helicopter flight seeing and romantic picnicking on private islands.


Eagles Nest is only a 2 minute drive from romantic and historic Russell, the first capital of New Zealand. We are a 45 minute drive from Kerikeri, the closest airport, which is a 40 minute flight from Auckland. Eagles Nest is a 3½ hour drive or 60 minute helicopter flight from Auckland Airport. 

Map co-ordinates: -35.252419, 174.117182


First Light Temple: Growing out of the hillside overlooking the pool and magnificent land and sea scapes is the ultimate honeymoon suite or love nest, an idyllic retreat for two.Absolutely stunning and romantic, your every whim is catered for.

The Eyrie: Perfect for up to three couples or a family. You will feel like you are in Heaven, in this stunning home, with its original art, gourmet kitchen, open plan living and private garden.Large outdoor sundecks overlook Paihia, Waitangi, islands to the north and the horizon edge pool and spa. 


  • Swim in your own heated drop edge lap pool or take a spa for total relaxation in the privacy of your own Villa
  • Gaze at the stars through the telescope
  • Pamper yourself with a massage
  • Have dinner created by the resident chef in the luxury and comfort of your villa
  • The Bay of Islands is also known for its dolphin and whale watching
  • Sea kayaking, para-sailing, sky diving, water skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling are all available
  • Tennis in Russell and golf at Waitangi 

At A Glimpse

A secluded retreat including four luxury villas in the breathtaking Bay of Islands, where the pressures of life never existed. 

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